Thousands protest against neo-Nazi march in Dresden

Thousands protest against neo-Nazi march in Dresden

Thousands of people took to the streets of Dresden on Saturday to protest against a neo-Nazi march to commemorate the victims of the 1945 Allied bombing raids on the eastern German city.

Germany to appoint Afghanistan envoy

Germany to appoint Afghanistan envoy

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is to appoint Germany's ambassador to India, Bernd Mützelburg, as a point man to coordinate strategy with the US in dealing with Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a news report.

Merkel criticises banks for paying hefty bonuses to executives

Merkel criticises banks for paying hefty bonuses to executives

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed banks planning to pay out millions of euros to senior executives in end-of-year bonuses, news magazine Der Spiegel reported.

German mayors push to keep US military bases

German mayors push to keep US military bases

The mayors of Mannheim and Heidelberg who visited Washington this week to rally support to retain US army bases in the southwestern German region say there’s a chance they might succeed.

Bayer Leverkusen crush league leaders Hoffenheim

Bayer Leverkusen crush league leaders Hoffenheim

Germany striker Patrick Helmes scored twice as Bayer Leverkusen pulled off a spectacular 4-1 win against Bundesliga leaders Hoffenheim on Friday.

German man arrested for smuggling rare coral into US

German man arrested for smuggling rare coral into US

American authorities arrested a German man and charged him Friday in a district court in Alexandria, Virginia for having smuggled endangered coral into the United States where he sold it, the Justice Department said.